Knight puts Millennials “On Board”

You might have noticed we’ve been talking a lot about Millennial underrepresentation in local government in metro Detroit. Now we’re ready to take action, with our latest project: On Board.

This morning the Knight Foundation announced the winners of the News Challenge: Open Gov competition. We’re proud to share that the Millennial Mayors Congress was awarded a $50,000 Prototype Fund grant to diversify local boards, committees, and commissions. What are we going to do with it? Here’s part of our pitch to Knight: